Byron Acohido

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Byron Acohido
Saturday, March 31, 2012

Byron Acohido has been a newspaper reporter for 31 years.

While at the Seattle Times earlier in his career, he won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting, and 11 other major awards for stories linking a dangerous defect in the rudder controls of Boeing 737 jetliners to a string of crashes that killed hundreds of people. Since joining USA Today in December 2000, he's led the paperís cutting-edge coverage of Internet security and cyber crime.